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Unit 4: The daily grind
Adverbs of frequency

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    Session 1

    5 Activities

    The daily grind

    20 Oct 2014

    Love it or hate it, most of us have to get to work, school or university every day. In this session, Emma and Rob tell us about their journeys to work. You'll learn some travel vocabulary and take a look at some useful language for talking about how often things happen.

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    Session 2

    4 Activities

    Grammar: Adverbs of frequency

    21 Oct 2014

    Adverbs of frequency are words like always, never and sometimes.

    People use them to talk about how frequently things happen.

    In this session, we’ll find out what they mean and you'll learn some simple rules to help you use them properly.

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    Session 3

    2 Activities

    Language in action

    22 Oct 2014

    Finn goes out and about to find out how some Londoners get to work. Listen to their stories and hear adverbs of frequency in action. Also, pick up a very useful pronunciation tip!

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    Session 4

    2 Activities

    Rob’s commute

    23 Oct 2014

    Rob is a producer here at BBC Learning English. He likes his job, but he spends a lot of his day travelling. Read his blog to find out why he does it.

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    Session 5

    4 Activities

    Drama and the weekly quiz

    24 Oct 2014

    Find out how Phil’s journey is going as he continues his round-the-world trip, and test what you’ve learned in this unit in our weekly quiz